The College of Idaho

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$31,000
5.44% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$21,043
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
4.5%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
48.6%
2,399 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
1,091
97.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
69.5%
196 Graduates

About

The College of Idaho is a higher education institution located in Canyon County, ID. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at The College of Idaho were General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded), General Psychology (21 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (18 degrees).

In 2019, 201 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at The College of Idaho. 57.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (144 degrees), 8.47 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Idaho is $31,000, which is $3,720 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at The College of Idaho is $31,000, which is $3,720 more than the national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $21,043.

In 2019, 100% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 53% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$31,000
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at The College of Idaho was $31,000. The cost of tuition at The College of Idaho is $3,720 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Baccalaureate Colleges ($27,280).

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Average Net Price

$21,043
2019 Value
19.1%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 The College of Idaho had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $21,043. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of The College of Idaho grew by 19.1%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,647
Room and Board
$1,200
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at The College of Idaho was of $8,647 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 3.71% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

100%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
53%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

100% of undergraduate students at The College of Idaho received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2018, when 100% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
4.5%
2017 Default Rate
13
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at The College of Idaho was 4.5%, which represents 13 out of the 289 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

The College of Idaho received 2,399 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 12.9% annual decline. Out of those 2,399 applicants, 1,166 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 48.6% acceptance rate.

There were 1,091 students enrolled at The College of Idaho in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

The College of Idaho has an overall enrollment yield of 31%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

48.6%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
1,166
Accepted Out of 2,399

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of The College of Idaho was 48.6% (1,166 admissions from 2,399 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 49.2%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −12.9%, while admissions declined by −13.9%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at The College of Idaho in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

The College of Idaho has a total enrollment of 1,091 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Idaho is 1,060 students and the part-time enrollment is 31. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at The College of Idaho are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at The College of Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.8% White, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.95% Two or More Races, 2.29% Black or African American, 2.11% Asian, 0.55% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.55% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at The College of Idaho in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.9%), followed by White Male (27.7%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.52%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (55.6%), followed by White Male (22.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.1%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

97.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at The College of Idaho, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,091 students. The full-time enrollment at The College of Idaho is 1,060 and the part-time enrollment is 31. This means that 97.2% of students enrolled at The College of Idaho are enrolled full-time compared with 81.1% at similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%
2019 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at The College of Idaho was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Baccalaureate Colleges (73%), The College of Idaho had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    620
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    145
  3. Two or More Races
    54

The enrolled student population at The College of Idaho is 56.8% White, 13.3% Hispanic or Latino, 4.95% Two or More Races, 2.29% Black or African American, 2.11% Asian, 0.55% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.55% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Baccalaureate Colleges is 55% White, 14% Black or African American, and 13.1% Hispanic or Latino.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 24 students (2.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 31 more women than men received degrees from The College of Idaho. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at The College of Idaho is white (144 degrees awarded). There were 8.47 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at The College of Idaho is General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (21 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (18 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at The College of Idaho, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (9 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), and Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (197,298 people), Postsecondary teachers (164,841 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (163,972 people), Secondary school teachers (163,140 people), and Other managers (157,061 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are History (9 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), and English (8 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Surgeons, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Other financial specialists, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are History (9 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), and English (8 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are Elementary & secondary schools (445,655 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (313,910 people), Legal services (156,501 people), Computer Systems Design (154,365 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (90,888 people).

The most specialized majors at The College of Idaho are History (9 degrees awarded), Philosophy and Religious Studies (4 degrees), Natural Resources & Conservation (6 degrees), Math & Statistics (7 degrees), and English (8 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by The College of Idaho.
Most Common
  1. 31 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 21 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 18 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at The College of Idaho was General Business Administration & Management with 31 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

85
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
116
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 85 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho, which is 0.733 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (116).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 20 degrees were awarded to men at The College of Idaho in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.82 times more than the 11 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 15 degrees were awarded to women at The College of Idaho in General Biological Sciences, which is 5 times more than the 3 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

58%
100% Completion Time
66%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 58% of students graduating from The College of Idaho completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 66% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 67% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at The College of Idaho is Female and Asian (100% graduation rate). Across all Baccalaureate Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.08% of graduates (8 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    144 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    17 degrees awarded
  3. Unknown
    11 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at The College of Idaho is white (144 degrees awarded). There were 8.47 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (17 degrees).

5.47% of degree recipients (11 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    91 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    53 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Male
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at The College of Idaho is white female (91 degrees awarded). There were 1.72 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (53 degrees).

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Operations

The College of Idaho has an endowment valued at nearly $105M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $4.25M (4.05%), compared to the 3.99% average return ($1.62M on $40.7M) across all Baccalaureate Colleges.

In 2019, The College of Idaho had a total salary expenditure of $33.6M. The College of Idaho employs 24 Professors, 18 Associate professors, and 15 Assistant professors. Most academics at The College of Idaho are Male Professors (16), Male Associate professors(9), and Female Associate professors (9).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Idaho are: Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 36 employees, Management, with 30 employees, and Service with 19 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$105M
2019 Endowment
5.76%
growth from 2018

The College of Idaho has an endowment valued at about $105M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of The College of Idaho grew 5.76% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $64.3M higher than than the median endowment of Baccalaureate Colleges according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $390k - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, The College of Idaho received $390k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$17.8M
2019 Salaries
23.6%
growth from 2018

In 2019, The College of Idaho paid a median of $17.8M in salaries, which represents 53% of their overall expenditure ($33.6M) and a 23.6% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 2.58% growth from 2017 and a 5.85% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Baccalaureate Colleges is 15.5M (41% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.69M
Instructional Salaries
72
Number of Employees

In 2019, The College of Idaho paid a total of $4.69M to 72 employees working as instructors, which represents 26.3% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $4.89M (31.6%) for similar Baccalaureate Colleges.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
36 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at The College of Idaho were Professor with 24 employees; Associate professor with 18 employees; and Associate professor with 15 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at The College of Idaho were Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 36 employees; Management with 30 employees; and Service with 19 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at The College of Idaho was Male Professor with 16 employees, Male Associate professor with 9 employees, and Female Associate professor with 9 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at The College of Idaho.

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